The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 75 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1540 1582 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.45% 3.41% 3.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.64% 12.46% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1362 1509
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12180 12695 12236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.29% 27.33% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10569 10907 10455
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in London

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -18 271 £43,250 -5.97% 30
Docklands, London +10 33 £47,500 +58.33%
Croydon +24 22 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Hounslow +17 18 £54,750 +92.10%
Ealing - 17 £50,000 -
Chiswick +3 11 £45,000 +60.71%
Wimbledon +2 11 £42,500 +30.76%
Hammersmith +7 10 £55,000 +77.41%
Barnet +4 8 £33,000 -4.34%
Uxbridge +1 8 £42,500 -
Bromley +11 7 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Mitcham - 5 £45,000 -
Sidcup +4 4 £50,500 -3.80%
Canary Wharf - 4 £26,500 -
Chessington +5 3 £31,000 +16.98%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Wembley +2 3 £42,500 +36.00%
Hayes -4 3 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Lewisham - 3 £33,000 -
Southwark - 3 £28,000 -
Romford - 3 £26,000 -
Harrow +12 2 £31,250 +20.19% 1
Enfield +3 2 £20,750 -17.00%
Beckenham - 2 £30,000 -
Twickenham - 2 £45,750 -
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Finchley - 2 £42,500 -
Surbiton -1 1 £45,000 +44.00% 1
Feltham -15 1 £45,000 -
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Woodford Green - 1 £45,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 3025 (100.00%) Windows
2 1782 (58.91%) Active Directory
3 1749 (57.82%) Microsoft
4 1744 (57.65%) VMware
5 1726 (57.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1306 (43.17%) MS Exchange
7 1213 (40.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 1172 (38.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 945 (31.24%) Citrix
10 860 (28.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 774 (25.59%) MS Excel
12 772 (25.52%) SQL Server
13 751 (24.83%) DNS
14 726 (24.00%) Cisco
15 722 (23.87%) Windows 7
16 719 (23.77%) SQL
17 677 (22.38%) Finance
18 632 (20.89%) SAN
19 629 (20.79%) TCP/IP
20 605 (20.00%) ITIL
21 588 (19.44%) Firewall
22 545 (18.02%) MS Office
23 536 (17.72%) DHCP
24 516 (17.06%) PowerShell
25 514 (16.99%) Microsoft Certification
26 499 (16.50%) Linux
27 496 (16.40%) Hyper-V
28 482 (15.93%) HP
29 466 (15.40%) IIS
30 415 (13.72%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1306 (43.17%) MS Exchange
2 860 (28.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 466 (15.40%) IIS
4 415 (13.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 407 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 317 (10.48%) SharePoint
7 192 (6.35%) Lync
8 176 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 158 (5.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 125 (4.13%) Apache
11 82 (2.71%) Tomcat
12 81 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 68 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
14 49 (1.62%) nginx
15 47 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
16 35 (1.16%) Confluence
17 32 (1.06%) WorkSite
18 31 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
19 30 (0.99%) CMS
20 29 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 774 (25.59%) MS Excel
2 545 (18.02%) MS Office
3 25 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.26%) InDesign
7 7 (0.23%) MS Project
8 3 (0.099%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.099%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.033%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 52 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.22%) Northgate Housing
3 18 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 17 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 17 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.26%) Agresso
6 8 (0.26%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.26%) Magento
7 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.17%) Infor CRM
9 2 (0.066%) Line 500
9 2 (0.066%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.033%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.033%) assyst
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 322 (10.64%) Office 365
2 141 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
5 54 (1.79%) Mimecast
6 48 (1.59%) IaaS
7 34 (1.12%) PaaS
8 18 (0.60%) SaaS
9 15 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.40%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.20%) Symantec.cloud
12 5 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.17%) Datadog
12 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.066%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.066%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.033%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 751 (24.83%) DNS
2 632 (20.89%) SAN
3 629 (20.79%) TCP/IP
4 588 (19.44%) Firewall
5 536 (17.72%) DHCP
6 395 (13.06%) WAN
7 378 (12.50%) LAN
8 253 (8.36%) VPN
9 223 (7.37%) NAS
10 168 (5.55%) VoIP
11 161 (5.32%) VLAN
12 121 (4.00%) NetScaler
13 112 (3.70%) Wireless
14 110 (3.64%) Internet
15 104 (3.44%) iSCSI
16 87 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
17 63 (2.08%) SSL
18 52 (1.72%) Network Security
19 50 (1.65%) LDAP
20 48 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 772 (25.52%) SQL Server
2 319 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 138 (4.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 121 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 105 (3.47%) MySQL
6 81 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 53 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 52 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 46 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
12 24 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
13 22 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (0.40%) MS Access
17 11 (0.36%) NoSQL
18 10 (0.33%) OLAP
18 10 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 75 (2.48%) Subversion
1 75 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (2.28%) JIRA
3 63 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 52 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 51 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 46 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 22 (0.73%) SpecFlow
7 22 (0.73%) Selenium
7 22 (0.73%) MSI
8 16 (0.53%) InstallShield
9 14 (0.46%) NUnit
9 14 (0.46%) WebDriver
10 13 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 10 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.30%) SoapUI
12 9 (0.30%) MSBuild
12 9 (0.30%) FitNesse
13 7 (0.23%) Artifactory
13 7 (0.23%) Mercurial
General
1 677 (22.38%) Finance
2 223 (7.37%) Banking
3 149 (4.93%) Legal
4 148 (4.89%) Law
5 119 (3.93%) Retail
6 105 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 59 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 44 (1.45%) Marketing
9 43 (1.42%) Advertising
10 33 (1.09%) Back Office
11 26 (0.86%) Automotive
12 16 (0.53%) Games
13 14 (0.46%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.43%) Billing
14 13 (0.43%) French Language
14 13 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.43%) Publishing
14 13 (0.43%) Front Office
14 13 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 600 (19.83%) Analyst
2 496 (16.40%) Support Engineer
3 333 (11.01%) Support Analyst
4 330 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 319 (10.55%) Administrator
6 250 (8.26%) Systems Administrator
7 224 (7.40%) Systems Engineer
8 205 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
9 196 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
10 191 (6.31%) IT Support
11 126 (4.17%) Applications Support
12 118 (3.90%) Technical Support
13 114 (3.77%) Developer
14 108 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 108 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 93 (3.07%) Wintel Engineer
16 92 (3.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 79 (2.61%) Consultant
18 77 (2.55%) IT Support Engineer
18 77 (2.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (8.40%) .NET
2 102 (3.37%) ASP.NET
3 70 (2.31%) HTML
4 69 (2.28%) Web Services
5 59 (1.95%) CSS
6 49 (1.62%) XML
7 44 (1.45%) Software Packaging
8 43 (1.42%) jQuery
9 29 (0.96%) JSON
10 27 (0.89%) Ajax
11 26 (0.86%) SOAP
11 26 (0.86%) AngularJS
12 22 (0.73%) MSMQ
13 20 (0.66%) HTML5
14 19 (0.63%) CSS3
14 19 (0.63%) Application Packaging
14 19 (0.63%) Middleware
15 18 (0.60%) XSLT
16 17 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 16 (0.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 308 (10.18%) Data Centre
2 274 (9.06%) Blackberry
3 150 (4.96%) Clustering
4 136 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 135 (4.46%) Hedge funds
6 121 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 111 (3.67%) Replication
8 85 (2.81%) Management Information System
9 61 (2.02%) iPhone
10 53 (1.75%) EMC VNX
11 50 (1.65%) Fat Client
11 50 (1.65%) Thin Client
12 41 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
13 38 (1.26%) Private Cloud
14 35 (1.16%) EqualLogic
15 33 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
16 29 (0.96%) BBC
17 28 (0.93%) CLARiiON
18 27 (0.89%) iPad
19 22 (0.73%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3025 (100.00%) Windows
2 1726 (57.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1213 (40.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 722 (23.87%) Windows 7
5 499 (16.50%) Linux
6 367 (12.13%) Windows 8
7 345 (11.40%) Windows XP
8 152 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 128 (4.23%) Windows Vista
10 125 (4.13%) Mac OS X
11 79 (2.61%) CentOS
12 76 (2.51%) UNIX
13 75 (2.48%) Debian
14 64 (2.12%) Android
15 62 (2.05%) Ubuntu
16 46 (1.52%) Mac OS
17 41 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
17 41 (1.36%) Solaris
18 29 (0.96%) Apple iOS
19 26 (0.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (20.00%) ITIL
2 162 (5.36%) Project Management
3 161 (5.32%) Service Delivery
4 135 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 126 (4.17%) Migration
6 122 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (3.80%) CRM
8 114 (3.77%) DevOps
9 97 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
9 97 (3.21%) Configuration Management
9 97 (3.21%) Asset Management
10 91 (3.01%) Service Management
11 88 (2.91%) Change Management
11 88 (2.91%) Incident Management
11 88 (2.91%) Change Control
12 87 (2.88%) Load Balancing
13 80 (2.64%) Problem Management
13 80 (2.64%) Capacity Planning
14 76 (2.51%) E-Commerce
15 75 (2.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 719 (23.77%) SQL
2 516 (17.06%) PowerShell
3 154 (5.09%) Perl
4 131 (4.33%) C#
5 124 (4.10%) JavaScript
6 107 (3.54%) Java
7 101 (3.34%) Bash Shell
8 91 (3.01%) C
9 64 (2.12%) T-SQL
10 61 (2.02%) Python
11 60 (1.98%) VBScript
12 50 (1.65%) VB
13 27 (0.89%) Shell Script
14 26 (0.86%) PHP
15 16 (0.53%) Ruby
16 14 (0.46%) VB.NET
17 13 (0.43%) VBA
18 12 (0.40%) C++
19 9 (0.30%) AWK
20 6 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 514 (16.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 344 (11.37%) MCSE
3 313 (10.35%) Degree
4 240 (7.93%) Cisco Certification
5 224 (7.40%) CCNA
6 197 (6.51%) MCITP
7 187 (6.18%) MCSA
8 183 (6.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 171 (5.65%) MCP
10 79 (2.61%) Security Cleared
11 61 (2.02%) CCNP
12 59 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
13 57 (1.88%) MCTS
14 52 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
15 36 (1.19%) CCA
16 35 (1.16%) DV Cleared
17 32 (1.06%) SC Cleared
18 31 (1.02%) VCP5
19 22 (0.73%) ISEB
20 18 (0.60%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (8.13%) SLA
2 125 (4.13%) QA
3 16 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.17%) COBIT
5 2 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.066%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.033%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1782 (58.91%) Active Directory
2 1172 (38.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 496 (16.40%) Hyper-V
4 358 (11.83%) XenApp
5 330 (10.91%) vSphere
6 204 (6.74%) VMware ESX
7 181 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
8 96 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 84 (2.78%) XenServer
10 83 (2.74%) XenDesktop
11 81 (2.68%) Terminal Services
12 58 (1.92%) VMware Server
13 50 (1.65%) UAG
14 42 (1.39%) Terminal Server
15 40 (1.32%) DFS Replication
16 38 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
17 35 (1.16%) Samba
17 35 (1.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 32 (1.06%) Firmware
18 32 (1.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 388 (12.83%) SCCM
2 232 (7.67%) SCOM
3 143 (4.73%) Backup Exec
4 96 (3.17%) WSUS
5 95 (3.14%) Puppet
6 78 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
7 76 (2.51%) Nagios
8 53 (1.75%) AirWatch
9 47 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
10 45 (1.49%) NetBackup
11 43 (1.42%) ZABBIX
12 35 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
12 35 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 28 (0.93%) HAProxy
14 27 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
15 26 (0.86%) Kibana
15 26 (0.86%) Graphite
15 26 (0.86%) StatsD
15 26 (0.86%) logstash
16 25 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1749 (57.82%) Microsoft
2 1744 (57.65%) VMware
3 945 (31.24%) Citrix
4 726 (24.00%) Cisco
5 482 (15.93%) HP
6 253 (8.36%) NetApp
7 231 (7.64%) Red Hat
8 200 (6.61%) Dell
9 197 (6.51%) Oracle
10 190 (6.28%) EMC
11 173 (5.72%) Symantec
12 160 (5.29%) Juniper
13 116 (3.83%) Veeam
14 112 (3.70%) Apple
15 104 (3.44%) Avaya
16 96 (3.17%) IBM
17 90 (2.98%) Mitel
18 88 (2.91%) SolarWinds
19 86 (2.84%) Sophos
20 73 (2.41%) AppSense
City, London
Eligo
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ASOS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ASOS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: Band 6 £31,249 - £41,218 pa + HCAS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Newton Blue
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago